Average Bench: 57.8% (550th of 1316)

Based on 5,685 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4600M CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 41%Average: 57.8% Great: 67%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4600M averaged 42.2% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 76.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 87.7Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4600M is 25.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4600M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 232Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 228Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,685 samples)
Min Avg Max
56.1 Memory 76.9 91.1
32.2 1-Core 87.7 105
73.6 2-Core 152 190
64.2% 106 Pts
Min Avg Max
97.1 4-Core 225 272
102 8-Core 228 272
30.9% 226 Pts
Min Avg Max
125 64-Core 232 274
15.6% 232 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.2
1-Core 98
2-Core 190
73% 123 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 270
37% 273 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 88.7
1-Core 98.9
2-Core 134
69% 107 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 233
31% 226 Pts
64-Core 264
18% 264 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.3
1-Core 101
2-Core 86.7
64% 92.7 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 199
28% 205 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.6
1-Core 105
2-Core 179
70% 119 Pts
4-Core 277
8-Core 276
38% 276 Pts
64-Core 272
18% 272 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 84.8
2-Core 145
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 222
31% 223 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.4
1-Core 36.4
2-Core 99.6
42% 67.1 Pts
4-Core 169
8-Core 181
24% 175 Pts
64-Core 186
12% 186 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 45,036,120 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4600M Builds (Compare 2,361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E6440

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 19% - Very poor Total price: $31

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4600M Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ4'13
Processor Numberi7-4600M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$346.00
Clock Speed2.9 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP37 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency400 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.3 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
PCI Express Configurations1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm x 4.7mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCPGA946

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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13 months ago.

Slightly older now, but still a good balance between power consumption and performance in my Thinkpad T440p


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